Classes in Austin

Yoga Hike for One or Up to 15 People from Hiking Yoga (Up to Half Off)

Hiking Yoga

Multiple Locations

$20 $9.99

Outdoor hiking and yoga combine for 90 minutes of cardio and strength work in a natural setting, and groups can take private hikes

$69 for One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at CorePower Yoga ($179 Value)

CorePower Yoga

Multiple Locations

$179 $69

Dynamic flow of Vinyasa-style poses, breathing exercises, and uplifting music energize bodies and minds in stretch-friendly heated rooms

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Dance Classes, Youth Camp, or Performance Team at Dance International (Up to 60% Off). Four Options Available.

Dance International

Multiple Locations

$79 $35

Classes teach social-dance moves, camps immerse kids in different dance styles, and performance team prepares dancers for competitive events

Four or Eight Drop-In Introductory Irish Dance Classes at Inishfree School of Irish Dance Texas (Up to 85% Off)

Inishfree School of Irish Dance Texas

Austin

$65 $11

Ages 4 through adult benefit from the instruction of world-renowned dancers for four or eight consecutive weeks

Baking and Specialty Skills Classes for One or Two with Jennifer at Make It Sweet (Up to 53% Off)

Make It Sweet

North-Central Austin

$50 $25

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Classes teach new skills, such as how to make and decorate cupcakes, fondant cakes, cake balls, and chocolate truffles

Six Training Sessions from Intense 22 Fitness (55% Off)

Intense 22 Fitness

Austin

$389 $175

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One Private Yoga Session or 10 Yoga Classes at Total Wellness Austin (Up to 81% Off)

Total Wellness Austin

Austin

$65 $29

A certified yoga instructor leads classes or provides a private consultation for a one-on-one lesson tailored to individual needs

5 or 10 Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Your Yoga (Up to 70% Off)

Your Yoga

South Austin

$25 $12

Yoga offerings focus on the ashtanga style and include Vinyasa, restorative, Hatha, and power-yoga options

Three, Six, or Nine Personal-Training Sessions with Fitness Consult at New Life Studio Fitness (Up to 78% Off)

New Life Studio Fitness

East Congress

$240 $55

Certified personal trainer with more than 15 years of experience creates custom workout plans for clients of all fitness levels

Three or Five Personal Training Sessions at Kelly Personal Training (Up to 56% Off)

Kelly Personal Training

Northwest Austin

$135 $65

Through high-tech rehab equipment and a scientific exercise regimen, trainers build strong, healthy bodies with half-hour sessions

Health and Fitness Coaching for those Interested in Running, Triathlons, or Nutrition Counseling (Up to 78% Off )

New Limits Health

Austin

$225 $50

Certified fitness consultants work with clients to create individualized fitness plans; weekly workout sessions and nutritional guidance

One Month of Unlimited Classes or 10-Class Pass at Dharma Yoga and Dharma Yoga East Side (Up to 67% Off)

Dharma Yoga

Multiple Locations

$150 $49

Certified instructors at awareness-based studio fuel healing Hatha-yoga classes with Buddhist influences and music

4-Week Boot Camp from TNM Fitness (65% Off)

T.n.m. Fitness

East Oak Hill

$240 $84

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Two, Four, or Six Group Classes at Brass Ovaries (Up to 68% Off)

Brass Ovaries

MLK

$70 $28

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One-hour group classes teach sultry fitness techniques that include pole dancing, dance, and aerial silks

Crafting Sessions with Supplies or Screen Printing Class for One or Two at CRAFT (Up to 50% Off)

CRAFT

Austin

$40 $20

A walk-in, DIY crafting studio includes supplies in its hourly rates; teachers host screen-printing lessons and guided crafting workshops

One- or Two-Month Unlimited Yoga Membership at Blue Honey Yoga (Up to 77% Off)

Blue Honey Yoga

Austin

$75 $19

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Yoga memberships grant students access to classes like power vinyasa and restorative yoga, plus a running club and special workshops

$24 for a 90-Minute Wedding Dance Workshop for Two at Go Dance ($48 Value)

Go Dance

Multiple Locations

$48 $24

Instructors teach engaged couples dance techniques to impress friends and family on their big day

5 or 10 Yoga Classes or One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Sanctuary Yoga (Up to 64% Off)

Sanctuary Yoga

Zilker

$45 $20

Small classes of up to 15 students boost flexibility, strength, and overall well-being at nonprofit yoga community center

RC Car-Racing Session for One or Two at Austin Food Park (Up to 53% Off)

Austin Food Park

Austin

$45 $22

Fun park guests rev their mini engines and race RC cars on off-road dirt track with remote controls

One Month of Unlimited Hapkido or Boxing Classes at Zen Fit (Up to 75% Off)

Zen Fit

Austin

$100 $25

Students learn self-defense and other martial arts techniques in hapkido classes, or work on proper boxing form and technique

Two or Four 30- or 60-Minute Guitar Lessons at RockStar Guitar (Up to 61% Off)

RockStar Guitar

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

Veteran instructor customizes lessons to students' skill levels and desired playing styles; guitars available upon request

One, Three, or Five 30-Minute Personal Vibrating-Platform Sessions at Vibe Class USA (Up to 60% Off)

Vibe Class USA

Located in Innate Beauty

$60 $30

Clients perform a series of functional exercises on a vibrating platform, with the goal of working every muscle in the body at the same time

$28 for $50 Groupon — daniela arcuri4 tango

Daniela 4 Tango

Austin

$50 $28

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Four or Eight Dance Classes at Bollywood with Isha (52% Off)

Bollywood with Isha

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Lifelong dancer Isha teaches Bollywood routines at a slow pace during 60-minute classes set to upbeat Bollywood tunes

$23 for $90 Worth of Dance Lessons — Soul 2 Sole Dance Academy

Soul 2 Sole Dance Academy

Austin

$90 $23

Talented instructors lead dance classes in a variety of styles and levels for all ages

Five Sessions or One Unlimited Month of Boot Camp at CardioFIT Austin(Up to 53% Off)

CardioFIT Austin

On Location

$75 $35

In a park setting, a trainer takes exercisers through routines intended to efficiently burn calories, with fresh moves all the time

One or Three Months of Unlimited Firefighter Boot-Camp Classes at Fire Athlete Bootcamp (Up to 54% Off)

Fire Athlete Bootcamp

North Austin

$50 $25

The boot-camp class is designed to get bodies into shape using the same workouts firefighters use every day at the fire station

5 or 10 Drop-In Fitness Classes at Movin' It Studios (Up to 76% Off)

Movin' It Studios

West Congress

$50 $12.50

During fitness classes, instructors provide students with individual attention to help them reach their weight-loss and fitness goals

$55 for a Private, Three-Hour Firearm-Safety Class at Safety Measures ($120 Value)

Safety Measures

Northwest Austin

$120 $55

During a one-on-one session, the instructor emphasizes responsible gun ownership, safety, and proper use and storage

$69 for Two Dance Lessons and One Social-Dance Party at Fred Astaire Dance Studios- Austin ($300 Value)

Fred Astaire Dance Studios- Austin

Hyde Park- The Triangle

$300 $69

Studio cofounded by Fred Astaire trains students with a curriculum that breaks social dances down into easily combined components

$59 for One Month of Unlimited Cycle, Dance-Fit, and Fitness Classes at Fitness 360 ($118 Value)

Fitness 360

The Triangle

$118 $59

Group fitness classes such as barre, cycle, and cardio sessions that combine high- and low-impact exercises, gym membership is included

Eight or Four Weeks of Unlimited Fit Camps from Sherpa Fitness (Up to 84% Off)

Sherpa Fitness

Multiple Locations

$220 $35

High-energy blend of cardio and strength training in boot camps that meet as early as 5:30 a.m. at rotating local venues

Six Weeks of Unlimited Outdoor or Indoor-and-Outdoor Boot Camp from Synergy Fitness Boot Camp (Up to 88% Off)

Synergy Fitness Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$328 $39

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Experienced trainers inspire campers with outdoor workouts designed to burn fat and build muscle with cardio and resistance exercises

$28 for $50 Worth of Services at Greenhouse Yoga Austin

Greenhouse Yoga Austin

Crestview

$50 $28

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Four 120-Minute Art Classes for a Teen or Adult, or Three-Hour BYOB Painting Class at Art & Soul (Up to 55% Off)

Art & Soul

RMMA

$175 $79

Teens express creativity in classes, and adults kick back and sip BYOB wine while painting their own masterpiece

One or Three Personal Training Sessions at Chris Protein Personal Training (Up to 67% Off)

Chris Protein Personal Training

East Oak Hill

$80 $29

Expert trainer Chris meets one on one with guests to put them through workouts based on their individual fitness level and goals.

5 or 10 FOGO CrossFit or Capoeira Fitness Classes at Capoeira Evolução (Up to 77% Off)

Capoeira Evolução

Riverside

$75 $24.99

Capoeira combines somersaults and martial-arts take downs with dance; CrossFit's varied workouts torch calories with everyday motions

BYOB Glass Blowing Date Night or Swizzle Stick Making Class for One at Green Devil Glass Studio (Up to 46% Off)

Green Devil Glass Studio

Walnut Bend

$65 $35

Craft your own drink stirrer, or enjoy a creative date in glass blowing classes lead by entertaining and experienced instructors

Initial Concealed-Handgun-License Course for One or Two at Texas CHL (Up to 45% Off)

Texas CHL

South Austin

$99 $59

Course includes classroom instruction, a handbook, range fees, and completion certificate

$38 for $75 Mommy and Me Pre-K Music Group Class — New School of Music

New School Of Music

West Austin

$75 $38

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4, 8, or 12 Weeks of Unlimited Classes at Texas Boot Camp (Up to 68% Off)

Texas Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$129 $51

Classes power through intensive one-hour workouts in a supportive environment designed for all ages and fitness levels

$46 for $80 Worth of Music Lessons — Classical Guitar Lessons

Classical Guitar Lessons

Brentwood

$80 $46

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Concealed-Handgun-License Course for One or Two at On Target (Up to 39% Off)

On Target

Austin

$95 $59

Classes cover handgun mechanics, safe cleaning and storage, and malfunction drills; all instructors are former US Marines

One, Three, or Seven Half-Hour Virtual Music Lessons from Peace of Mind Music Lessons (Up to 61% Off)

Peace of Mind Music Lessons

Redeem from Home

$20 $10

Communicating via Skype, instructors work with students during music classes that focus on subjects such as vocals, guitar, and theory

4-Week Boot Camp from Lifestyle Revolutions (65% Off)

Lifestyle Revolutions

Redeem from Home

$120 $42

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

$300 $20

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$37 for One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Austin Performance Fitness ($167 Value)

Austin Performance Fitness

West Congress

$167 $37

Sandbags, ropes, and other old-school tools help build a foundation of strength that carries participants through boot-camp classes

$40 for $80 Groupon — Oak Hill Fitness

Oak Hill Fitness

West Oak Hill

$80 $40

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5 or 10 Group Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at Tetra Fitness (Up to 64% Off)

Tetra Fitness

Old West Austin

$100 $39

Professional fitness instructors lead challenging group workouts that incorporate strength, cardio, flexibility and nutrition.

One or Two Months of Unlimted Bootcamp Classes at Organic Fitness & Training (Up to 58% Off)

Organic Fitness & Training

Multiple Locations

$89 $39

Trainers lead bootcamp classes in the open air

Four or Eight Weeks of Boot Camp at RocBody Fit (Up to 60% Off)

RocBody Fit

Austin

$75 $40

Certified trainer helps exercisers push past fitness plateaus through intensive boot-camp workouts

One Month of Up to Four Youth Classes or One Month of Unlimited Adult Classes at BAM Academy (Up to 76% Off)

BAM Academy

Austin

$75 $35

Specially equipped gym offers classes such as Parkour, Ballistic Movements, and tumbling classes that focus on improving movement

One or Two Months of Swing-Dance Lessons for One or Two at The Lindy Project (Up to 57% Off)

The Lindy Project

Multiple Locations

$45 $22

Explore dance styles from the 1920s and '30s with lessons in East Coast swing, Lindy Hop, and Charleston

6-Week Outdoor Boot Camp from Biophilia Fitness (45% Off)

Biophilia Fitness

Old West Austin

$75 $41

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Private and Group Latin and Ballroom Dance Classes from Dance U2 (Up to 75% Off). Four Options Available.

Dance U2

Northwest Austin

$114 $29

Salsa, Bachata, cha-cha, kizomba, merengue, country western and tango lessons as well as multiple swing and ballroom styles

5 or 10 One-Hour Private Training Sessions at Built II Perform Fitness (Up to 54% Off)

Built II Perform Fitness

Austin

$300 $149

Private functional training in dog-friendly gym incorporates weightlifting, kettlebells, ropes, swimming, running, jumping, and more

$25 for Two Weeks of Unlimited Boxing Workouts at Title Boxing Club ($55 Value). Two Locations Available.

Title Boxing Club

Multiple Locations

$55 $25

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One-hour classes use boxing techniques for full-body workouts that burn up to 1,000 calories per session

5, 10, or 15 Adult Dance Classes at Balance Dance Studios (Up to 74% Off)

Balance Dance Studios

Barton Hills

$85 $29

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Balance, coordination, and a boost in self-confidence are fostered during disco, belly-dance, and Broadway-dance classes

5 or 10 Boot-Camp Classes, or One Month of Classes with 30-Day Meal Plan at CardioFIT Austin (Up to 59% Off)

CardioFIT Austin

On Location

$75 $35

In small groups, students cycle through exercises designed to boost strength and tone muscles; a 30-day meal plan maximizes workout results

Four Children's Dance or Theater-Arts Preschool Classes at Joyce Willett School of Dance (Up to 74% Off)

Joyce Willett School of Dance

Northwest Austin

$95 $25

Teachers emphasize socialization as students explore jazz, ballet, tap, and hip-hop, or role-play through theater-arts classes

Paint-Your-Own Pottery Session for One or Two at PaintMe Pottery Studio (50% Off)

PaintMe Pottery Studio

North Austin

$15 $7.50

Paint your own pottery piece under the tutelage of a Texas Tech fine-arts grad while enjoying a mug of green tea in a small studio

5 or 10 Boxing Fitness Classes for Women at Pink Gloves Boxing (Up to 71% Off)

Pink Gloves Boxing Austin

Austin

$115 $39

Boost endurance, strength, agility, and self-confidence in women-only boxing classes

10 or 20 Kickboxing Classes at CrossPit Extreme Austin (Up to 80% Off)

CrossPit Extreme Austin

Austin

$150 $39

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Using a combination of circuit training and fast-paced punches and kicks, instructors teach calorie-busting moves to up to 45 students

Pole or Diva Fit Classes or Bridal or Bachelorette Party for Up to 18 at Inner Diva Studios (Up to 68% Off)

Inner Diva Studios

The Crossing

$35 $16.50

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Trainers and professional dancers teach fun, flirty fitness to students; groups twirl on the studio’s 10 poles during private parties

Four or Six Comedy Shows, or Eight- or Six-Week Beginners’ Comedy Class at The New Movement Theater (Up to 56% Off) 

The New Movement

Downtown

$200 $99

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Comedy shows spotlight the city's up-and-coming improv comedians; small groups learn tenets of sketch or improv comedy

Two, Four, or Six Personal Training Sessions from D.White's Personal Training (Up to 61% Off)

D.White's Personal Training

On Location

$150 $69

Workout with a personal trainer and sports nutritionist who is certified many times over and on active duty with the United States Marines

Four Personal Training Sessions with Diet and Weight-Loss Consultation from Free Your Fitness 24 (80% Off)

Free Your Fitness 24

Austin

$440 $88

Four personal-training sessions; meal-replacement supplements and body analysis along with weekly check-ins

10 or 20 Drop-In Yoga Classes at Maximum Taekwondo & Yoga (Up to 76% Off)

Maximum Taekwondo & Yoga

Central Austin

$120 $35

Seven yoga disciplines build strength and include gentle hatha, fast-paced vinyasa, and kids' yoga

Concealed-Handgun Course for One or Two at Central Texas Gun Works (Up to 52% Off)

Central Texas Gun Works

South Bend Center

$119 $59

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State-certified instructors qualify students to apply for state CHLs through a daylong class that includes breakfast tacos and pizza

Introductory Course with Live Shooting of Multiple Guns for One or Two at Ready Learning Academy (Up to 67% Off)

Ready Learning Academy

Austin/Georgetown

$100 $49

Firearms safety and marksmanship classes led by certified instructors including many former military and law enforcement professionals

4-Week Boot Camp from Bikini Body (55% Off)

Bikini Body

Windemere

$500 $225

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Two or Four Personal Training Sessions (Up to 65% Off)

Fitness Command

Spring Branch Area

$70 $29

Personal training sessions with a former Army softball player who tailors workouts to suit each client's needs and goals

One, Two, or Three Months of Unlimited Classes at CrossFit Spring Branch (Up to 73% Off)

CrossFit Spring Branch

Spring Branch

$215 $59

CrossFit instructors help newbies acclimate to the ever-changing challenges and functional exercises that comprise each workout of the day

One or Two Months of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes at Farmer Fitness (Up to 86% Off)

Farmer Fitness

Anytime Fitness

$199 $29

Trainers help students tone their muscles and decrease body fat during workouts that incorporate TRX and plyometrics

Concealed Handgun License Course for One or Two from Clear Shot Austin (Up to 52% Off)

Clear Shot Austin

Greater Austin Area

$130 $65

Course includes classroom instruction, range fees, a course-completion certificate, and guidance on completing the state-licensing process

Paint-Your-Own Ceramics for Two or Four at Color Me Mine (Up to 52% Off)

Color Me Mine

Bee Cave

$30 $15

Choose from a bounty of dishes, figurines, and other ceramic creations to paint in vibrant colors, then hand off to staff to glaze and fire

One-Month Unlimited or 10-Class Group Fitness Package with Expiration Protection at Trio Life Fitness (Up to 69% Off)

TrioLife Fitness

Bee Cave

$150 $59

Range of classes, including inventive pilates-based resistant training; instructors teach spin, kettlebells, barre, and Pilates

$9 for $35 Worth of Personal Training — Nick Montana

Nick Montana

Lago Vista

$35 $9

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At Dharma Yoga?s recently erected, 2,400-square-foot studio, flickering candlelight gives the earth-tone hues and gleaming hardwood floors an inviting glow. Like stumbling into a lounge-singer convention, the studio?s comforting vibes relax the mind with calming music as the band of certified instructors gently guides students of all experience levels through a series of healing physical postures. Though classes vary in style?ranging from vigorous early-bird Vinyasa flow to relaxing end-of-day Dharma nightcaps?each session explores traditional Indian yoga and Buddhist practices, referring to itself as an "awareness-based mindfulness and relaxation practice." Between the original Dharma Yoga and the new Dharma Yoga East Side, students can choose from 50 weekly classes, held throughout the day.

In the course of more than a decade of teaching and practicing yoga, Dharma Yoga founder Keith Kachtick, an Austin native, has served as the senior instructor with the Lineage Project, a nonprofit that offers meditation and yoga practice to prisoners in the New York City area. Keith has also contributed his yogic philosophies to publications such as Yoga Journal, Newsweek, and the New York Times. His codirector, Camilla, has a master?s degree in social work and a background as a clinical therapist. These experiences fuel her nurturing teaching style, especially in yoga-therapy sessions, which are designed to help to release physical, emotional, and mental tension.

3110 Guadalupe St.
Austin,
TX
US

Growing up in El Paso near Hueco Tanks led Austin Rock Gym owner Troy Wilson to view rock climbing as a way of life. In order to open his own facility he merged his experience running youth climbing programs and gyms with that of his wife and coowner Erica—a Houston native who has spent years scaling New Mexico's rocky ridges. Specializing in bouldering, belaying, and lead climbing, the duo brings mountain terrain indoors at two Austin area locations. The north Austin gym's 30-foot bouldering wall and colorful climbing routes challenge visitors to traverse steep angles, and its top-rope routes let belayed crag clingers scale to the perfect yodeling height. At the south Austin gym, sculpted, 30-foot textured walls loom over a 10,000-square-foot facility, in which climbers can belay, practice lead climbing, or conquer a bouldering cave.

Veteran climbers at each location teach classes and private lessons for rookie rockers 4 and older. In addition to bouldering, lead climbing, and belaying classes, instructors lead women's only sessions and Powerhouse courses that focus on strengthening the body's core. Troy and Tracy's team of experts also guides groups to outdoor climbing venues and lugs a portable rock wall to construction workers no longer challenged by ladders.

8300 N Lamar Blvd
Austin,
TX
US

The majority of Total Wellness Austin's treatments are customized to meet the needs of each individual, and they all help to strengthen the relationship between mind and body. Owner Lori Massad-Koska sets the tone by developing individualized yoga programs for her clients that assist in lowering stress and improving flexibility, and a series of online instruction videos allows her students to practice in the comfort of their home or their car on the commute to work. Massad-Koska's classes also incorporate furry best friends in Doga sessions, which allow pooches and their pet humans to stretch together.

In addition to sun salutations, Total Wellness Austin aids its clients in the quest for better health with acupuncture, massage, and chiropractic care and prompt extended sweating with boot camps led by certified personal trainers. Their focus on wellness extends from clients to the community in which they live: mental-health workshops raise donations for the family room at the Travis County courthouse, which helps comfort children in trouble, and a band of skilled instructors teach free yoga sessions for vets, their spouses, and bands of migrating penguins.

4220 W William Cannon Dr, Ste 130
Austin,
TX
US

Del Sol Martials Arts & Fitness began not in a sweaty gym where young athletes learned to love exercise, though that is a chapter in its story. Its true origin lies in a kindergarten classroom where Thomas Leverett and Claudia Castro first met. The pair attended every year of school together, eventually celebrating when Thomas earned the title of Sifu and began his own Mantis-style kung fu school, and again when Claudia became a certified yogi. She joined him to start teaching, and together their family reached out to others to train them in fitness, discipline, healthy lifestyles, and 20-year courtships.

Today, students flock to their gym to study Northern Shaolin Seven Star Praying Mantis–style kung fu, a lineage for which Sifu Leverett is an official guardian. Claudia guides students through the equally ancient traditions of Ashtanga- and Vinyasa-style yoga. The duo even offers private cooking classes to teach how to create delicious, healthy meals or light stovetop burners simply by lifting up another stove and placing its already lit burners on them.

11190 Circle Dr
Austin,
TX
US

There aren’t many fighters who can say that they have their own day. Then again, there aren’t many fighters like Richard Lord. Known as the godfather of Austin boxing, he ran the boxing circuit as a professional boxer and fought a number of rounds in the old Austin Coliseum. A powerhouse presence for more than 30 years, Richard Lord has trained world-champion combatants, including Jesús "El Matador" Chávez and Anissa "The Assassin" Zamarron, and organized the first all-female boxing match sanctioned by U.S. Amateur Boxing, Inc. Looking at all of his achievements, it’s no surprise that the Austin boxing community marks its calendar for March 31, Richard Lord Day.

Inside his gym, he trains reigning prizefighters right next to first-timers in his old-school yet welcoming boxing gym. A team of amicable boxing trainers helps aspiring pugilists to pare off pounds quickly, float like butterflies, and sting like adult-contemporary singers during sweat-soaked sessions that cover form, rhythm, and timing.

5400 N Lamar Blvd
Austin,
TX
US

Bearing the titles of Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman from Professional Photographers of America, David and Ally McKay embody the keen vision and aesthetic prowess that separated good photographers from great ones. They share these skills during classes at McKay Photography Academy, where they train eyes, fingers, and imaginations to work in tandem as a snapshooting dream machine. Their classes help aspiring photographers progress from neophytes to seasoned pros; the Beginning Digital Photography course teaches students to harness the intricacies of their instruments, and the Pro Academy offers inside tips on how to successfully snap wedding portraits, pose recent grads, or tease out candid emotions. When not busy instructing the next generation of shutterbugs, David and Ally also devise photo safaris, which send small teams of photographers to capture shots of famed landmarks including San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge; the Lincoln Memorial of Washington, DC; or Yosemite's 60-foot statue of Yogi Bear.

2525 West Anderson Lane
Austin,
TX
US